The Alexander Hamilton Institute for the Study of Western Civilization (AHI) Board member Stephen Balch and Charter Fellow Robert Paquette were among the ten individuals in higher education that were asked to comment on the appointment of Steven Hayward, who has accepted a one-year appointment as Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Stephen Balch is the former president of the National Association of Scholars, director of the Institute for the Study of Western Civilization at Texas Tech University and a member of the AHI’s board. Robert Paquette is Charter Fellow of the AHI and Professor of History at Hamilton College.

The AHI would like to congratulate Mr. Hayward on his appointment.  Hayward holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from Claremont Graduate School, is the author of several books, including volumes on Reagan and Churchill, and has held positions at the American Enterprise Institute, Pacific Research Institute, and the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University.